The inscribed two verses are excerpted from “Dedication to Tianzhu Lingyin Temple in Early Autumn” («?????????»), a poem written by Jia Dao (779-843, Tang Dynasty).

Summer Landscape with Poem by Jia Dao (779-843) Describing Crickets, Cranes and Monkeys in Round Fan Format

Li Kui

Qing dynasty (1644-1912), 19th century

  • Titles Summer Landscape with Poem by Jia Dao (779-843) Describing Crickets, Cranes and Monkeys in Round Fan Format (Proper)
  • Artist Li Kui, Chinese, 1793 - 1879
  • Medium ink and color on silk
  • Dimensions 10 in. Diam. (25.4 cm)
  • Credit Line Museum purchase with funds from the Endowed Fund for Acquisitions and the Birmingham Asian Art Society, 1988.82.51
  • Work Type fan painting
  • Classification Paintings